Garson Kanin News

Date of Birth: November 24, 1912
Date of Death: March 13, 1999 (86)
Birth Place: Rochester, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Lara Hayhurst and Robert Ierardi to Lead Witty Political Comedy BORN YESTERDAY at Ocean State TheatreLara Hayhurst and Robert Ierardi to Lead Witty Political Comedy BORN YESTERDAY at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its fifth season in its comfortable stadium-style theatre in Warwick will present Garson Kanin's witty political comedy, Born Yesterday. This classic Pygmalion story, with furnishings provided by OSTC's "Partner in Design," Ethan Allen, will run at Ocean State Theatre from January 25 - February 12. (more...)

Christina DeCicco to Star in BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Rep Next MonthChristina DeCicco to Star in BORN YESTERDAY at Asolo Rep Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Asolo Repertory Theatre continues its 2016-17 season and the fifth and final year of its American Character Project with Academy Award-winner Garson Kanin's irresistible girl-meets-world comedy BORN YESTERDAY. (more...)

Valentine's-Weekend NJSO Pops Concerts Feature Song-and-Dance Standards from Hollywood's Golden AgeValentine's-Weekend NJSO Pops Concerts Feature Song-and-Dance Standards from Hollywood's Golden Age
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents song-and-dance standards from the golden age of Hollywood musicals in a Valentine's-weekend pops program, February 10-12 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Broadway veterans Joan Hess and Kirby Ward join the Orchestra and guest conductor Gemma New, performing classics inspired by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly and Eleanor Powell. (more...)

Garson Kanin's Screwball Romance Play Comes to MelbourneGarson Kanin's Screwball Romance Play Comes to Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company's 2017 Season opens in 1940s style with Garson Kanin's Broadway classic Born Yesterday a screwball romance that has plenty to say about the dark side of politics and the power of knowledge.  (more...)

HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' AwardHAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that acclaimed Director Kenny Leon will be honored with the distinguished 2016-2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career. (more...)

Asolo Rep Proudly Partners with Barancik Foundation to Support 2016-17 Season and Education InitiativesAsolo Rep Proudly Partners with Barancik Foundation to Support 2016-17 Season and Education Initiatives
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Asolo Repertory Theatre will proudly partner with the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation to support several key components of the theatre's 2016-17 season and its relationship with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training. The Barancik Foundation's $100,000 grant will support Asolo Rep's highly anticipated mainstage season, its Youth Access to the Arts student matinee series, the 2016 Shakespeare Tour of The Tragedy of Hamlet, which will reach 14,000 students and patrons throughout the state of Florida, and more.  (more...)

The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTEThe Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Todays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. (more...)

Asolo Rep Receives $70,000 Grant from Gulf Coast Community FoundationAsolo Rep Receives $70,000 Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly announces that it is the recipient of a $70,000 Arts Appreciation Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTEPhoto Flash: The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. Tickets are $28 and available online atwww.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   (more...)

Monmouth Community Players Announces its Cast for BORN YESTERDAYMonmouth Community Players Announces its Cast for BORN YESTERDAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Monmouth Community Players today announced the cast for their upcoming fall production of Garson Kanin's 'Born Yesterday'.  This production is being directed by Ray Fletcher of Monmouth, local actor, director and thespian. He is being assisted by both Linda Duarte of Lewiston, and Cindy Dunham of Winthrop.   (more...)

The Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTEThe Edge Theater Presents MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Edge Theater presents 'Marie Antoinette' October 14 through November 13 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.  Performances are Fridays, Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. No Show on Sunday, October 30 to make way for the Industry Night & Halloween Party on Monday, October 31@ 8 p.m. (more...)

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory to Partner for 2016 Community Foundation of Sarasota Giving ChallengeAsolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory to Partner for 2016 Community Foundation of Sarasota Giving Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announce their partnership and participation in the 2016 Community Foundation of Sarasota County Giving Challenge from Tuesday, September 20 at noonthrough Today, September 21 at noon. The Giving Challenge is a community-wide initiative that strives to spotlight Sarasota's nonprofit organizations and demonstrate the importance and impact of any gift, no matter its size. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO! Opens TonightBerkshire Theatre Group's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO! Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

BTG's exciting revival is the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical. Previews of Fiorello! will began Sunday, September 4, at East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), with opening night being held tonihgt, September 9, 2016. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway RevivalBerkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) has just announced its sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! will transfer to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next WeekAsolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season single ticket sales begin September 8 for subscribers and donors and October 1 for the general public. (more...)

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory to Partner for 2016 Community Foundation of Sarasota Giving ChallengeAsolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory to Partner for 2016 Community Foundation of Sarasota Giving Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announce their partnership and participation in the 2016 Community Foundation of Sarasota County Giving Challenge from Tuesday, September 20 at noonthrough Wednesday, September 21 at noon. The Giving Challenge is a community-wide initiative that strives to spotlight Sarasota's nonprofit organizations and demonstrate the importance and impact of any gift, no matter its size. (more...)

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next WeekAsolo Rep's 2016-17 Season Single Tickets on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season single ticket sales begin September 8 for subscribers and donors and October 1 for the general public. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Reveals 2017 SeasonMelbourne Theatre Company Reveals 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Brett Sheehy AO today revealed MTC's 2017 Season - a collection of works from around the world that celebrate the art of great, live storytelling.  (more...)

Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Today, BTG is thrilled to announce the complete and final casting of this exciting revival - the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical! (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway RevivalBerkshire Theatre Group's FIORELLO! Will Be Musical's First Full-Scale Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) has just announced its sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! will transfer to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company. (more...)

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